Cambridge City Council


Cambridge City Council Approves Agassiz Neighborhood Name Change

The Cambridge City Council voted Monday to begin the process of renaming the city’s Agassiz neighborhood, named for the 19th-century Harvard professor and proponent of scientific racism Louis Agassiz.


City Council Meeting

At the weekly scheduled meeting of the Cambridge City Council, which met on Monday evening in the Sullivan Chamber, Cambridge residents spoke about the 2019 Citizenship Amendment Act of India.


City Council Calls on Parliament of India to Repeal Citizenship Amendment Act, Stop National Register of Citizens

The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday calling on the Parliament of India to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act and end the National Register of Citizens.


Cambridge Marijuana Ruling

Cambridge City Hall in Central Square, where debate has taken place on the proper use and sale of marijuana in Cambridge.


City Hall File Photo

Cambridge City Hall in Central Square has been the center of debate on the proper use and sale of marijuana in Cambridge.


Holden Green

Holden Green is a University-leased housing complex on the border of Cambridge and Somerville. Residents of other Harvard University Housing properties will face higher rent over the coming year.


City Council Meeting

Cambridge City Council met on Monday evening in the Sullivan Chamber for their weekly scheduled meeting.


Cambridge Mayor McGovern Will Not Seek Re-election, Endorses City Councilor Sumbul Siddiqui

Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern announced in a letter posted Thursday that he will not seek re-election as mayor, instead endorsing City Councilor Sumbul Siddiqui for mayor.


City Council Calls on Harvard to Strip Sackler Name From Art Museum

The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday calling on Harvard to remove Arthur M. Sackler’s name from its museum. Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern proposed the resolution, which was passed unanimously by the council.


Cambridge Residents Begin Voting for Participatory Budget Proposals

Cambridge residents will cast ballots this week as part of the city’s participatory budgeting process, selecting their top five choices among 20 resident-submitted proposals.


Cambridge Streets

Several Cambridge politicians have proposed measures to increase the amount of affordable housing in the city.


Cambridge Affordable Housing Overlay Has Tentative Majority Approval Among Elected Councilors

A large enough majority of Cambridge City Councilors elected Nov. 5 support the city’s proposed affordable housing overlay in its current form that the council may now be able to pass the long-debated legislation into law.


Waiting for Results

Patrick C. Braga, a student at the Graduate School of Design, checks the results for each precinct. As precincts reported to the Election Commission, the top candidates were posted in the hallway of the Cambridge Citywide Senior Center.


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